Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 52 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.11% 0.92% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 2.48% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £500 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £406 £345 £360
90th Percentile £569 £365 £565
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 247 202 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 43.33% 37.27% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 109 138
Leicestershire median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £269 £245 £213
90th Percentile £488 £475 £403
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +3.33% +13.64% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £39.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +42.34% -26.00%
10th Percentile £27.53 £39.10 £11.83
90th Percentile £45.60 £39.90 £44.68
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year +12.50% +139.81% -55.52%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Leicestershire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Leicestershire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Leicestershire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Leicestershire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 10 £500 +40.85%
Middleware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (50.00%) Akka
2 6 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 6 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 6 (50.00%) Scala
2 6 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (50.00%) Couchbase
3 4 (33.33%) CA
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Docker
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 2 (16.67%) Typography
5 2 (16.67%) Terraform

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) AMQP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) MQTT
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 6 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Trainee
3 1 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (50.00%) Akka
1 6 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) Release Automation
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Typography
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) CA
2 3 (25.00%) SAP